Daniel Skaff


Daniel L. Skaff is Vice Chairman of Beneficial State Bank and Vice Chairman of Beneficial State Bancorp, a triple bottom line banking organization dedicated to building prosperity in local communities with a focus on social justice, environmental resilience and economic sustainability. Dan is also co-founder and Managing Partner Radicle Impact Partners, an early stage venture fund investing in good food, good money and good energy.  In addition to his responsibilities at Beneficial State and Radicle Impact, Dan is Trustee and past Investment Committee Chair of the Marin Community Foundation; Trustee of the Latino Community Foundation; Board Member of the Bay Area Council; Member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council; and Advisory Board Member of Stratis Asia LP. 

Prior to Beneficial State Dan was Managing Partner of Sienna Ventures, an private equity firm  investing in emerging consumer, mobile communications and financial services companies. While at Sienna, Dan sponsored a number of businesses that grew from early stage to publicly-traded companies or resulted in successful private sales including Glu Mobile, Openwave Systems, Tradepoint Solutions, Motricity, Protocol Communications, Bojangles’ Restaurants and Heidi’s Fine Desserts. Earlier in his career Dan served as Executive Chairman of Pon North America and in the Corporate Finance Departments of Bankers Trust Company in Los Angeles and Bank of America in New York.   Dan has also served as Senior Advisor to Fairview Capital’s Darlington Partners public equities fund; as Co-Chairman and lead director of Glu Mobile (Nasdaq GLUU); and as a Director of EBT Digital Communications (LSE AIM) in Shanghai, China. He is a past member of the Harvard College Fund Council and Trustee of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.  Dan received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Wharton Fellow and serves as a guest speaker in Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World Program.

* indicates required
Get state specific eNewsletters:
How did you hear about us?